State-Legal Cannabis Has Created a Parallel Medical Landscape
Imagine being a chronic pain patient unable to find much relief from traditional therapies. Your doctor continually recommends prescription narcotics, but you resist. You know the scoop. Then a friend suggests you try medical cannabis. Although it seems to work miracles for you, it doesn’t take long before you realize … Read the restRead more »
Study Data Raises Concerns Over Cannabis Use During Pregnancy
One of the upsides of state-legal cannabis is that it has opened the door to all sorts of research. But not all the research is producing results favorable to the cannabis industry. A case in point is a study recently published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, a … Read the restRead more »
New York Looks to Force Medical Cannabis Insurance Coverage
Patients paying a visit to the Deseret Wellness medical cannabis pharmacy in Park City, UT must be prepared to pay for their purchases out-of-pocket. Neither private nor public health insurance will pay for it. There are a whole host of reasons, some of which could simply disappear if lawmakers on … Read the restRead more »
Is Chronic Pain Just an Excuse to Use Marijuana?
The medical cannabis industry has long known that chronic pain is the number one complaint cited by patients looking to obtain medical cannabis cards in their respective states. That fact is underscored by a brand-new University of Michigan and John Hopkins study showing that one-third of all chronic pain patients … Read the restRead more »
Feds Launch New Online Resource for Cannabis Researchers
2022 was a banner year for the marijuana legalization movement. In one of the most important developments of that year, the federal government announced it was taking action to encourage cannabis research for medical purposes. Now, a new online resource aimed at researchers has been launched.
A new site put … Read the restRead more »